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for this honor. [applause] >>> members of christopher stevens family, ladies and gentlemen, let me first thank chris stevens' brothers and sisters for their warm and delightful insights into what he was really like. thank you so much. that was fantastic what you did for us. christopher stevens was obviously an extraordinary human being and contributor. every year at stanford we have a group of what we call national security fellows come. they were roughly army, navy, air force, state department. a couple weeks ago we had a meeting and the first person i called on was an army colonel. i said where were you last? he said in libya. i said did you know christopher stevens? he said everybody knew christopher stevens. he was our leader, fluent in arabic, constructive, positive, doing something, he was our leader. this spontaneous practically eruption from him. he was a foreign service officer. anybody who has served with a foreign service as i did as the secretary of state knows, what a very special group of people this is. they are very able people. dedicated. they work hard for our country. chris
honor, celebrate and remember ambassador john christopher chris stevens. a son of northern california and the bay area, ambassador stevens tragically lost his life in the greatest service to his country. selflessly and courageously representing american values in a foreign nation he knew intimately and cared for deeply. in his diplomatic capacity, ambassador stevens brought a profound and prolific knowledge of arab world and middle east to his assignment. his exemplary gift for making personal connections was invaluable as his role as specific representative and ambassador to one of the most complex and challenging regions of the world. therefore as we join in recognizing ambassador stevens am myself midst a sober outpouring of praise from his family, colleagues, fellow americans and the leaders of this nation, we remember also that chris stevens was beloved by many libyans as well. therefore on behalf of the residents of northern california and our entire state, we join president barack obama, secretary of state hillary rodham clinton, democratic leader nancy pelosi and ex
honor and celebrate ambassador john christopher stevens in this civic celebration of his life. i thank the stevens family for hosting this celebration here. amongst his many friends, his family, his colleagues from around the world who continue to reremember and celebrate his distinguished life and sacrifice he made for all of us. while we have lost a true hero to our nation, his accomplishments and generosity lives on in all the places he that served, promoting mutual respect and cooperation in international relationships. ambassador stevens is an inspiration to all of us. i did something personally. i texted my daughters who also grew up in the bay area. they have always reminded me that they love being san franciscans. now as young adults they pride themselves in being world citizens. this is that place. san francisco and the bay area, where we have our attitudes and evolve ourselves to be not only great san francisco and bay area citizens but the inter national status of our city and bay area promote us to be world citizens. i'm pride to be mayor of a city that embraces peace, dive
libya that killed ambassador christopher stevens. >>> developing news tonight. two residents of a senior care facility have died from eating poisonous mushrooms. two other residents are in the hospital. on tuesday a caregiver picked wild mushrooms growing at the gold age villa care home and cooked them as a treat. the mushrooms turned out to be poisonous. an elderly woman died and a second person died. the state is investigating. the sheriff deputies say it appears to be a tragic mistake. >>> a third person connected to the vandalism and arson of a muni bus is under arrest tonight. 24-year-old adam diaz was taken into custody day and charged with felony vandalism. police tell us diaz is the man in these pictures swinging a skateboard against the bus windows. officers are still looking for this man who smashed the bus with a metal barricade. >>> a special banquet was held tonight for the chp officer kenyan yo nu gstrom. he was killed on a traffic stop near alamo. they explain why young strom's wife was the honored guest. >> my husband would be touched. >> reporter: kenyan youngstrom was s
of ambassador christopher stevens and three others. >>> also, the controversy over u.n. ambassador susan rice calling the assault spontaneous back in september has reached a boiling point. yesterday, president obama, in his first news conference since re-election, exploded at republican finger-pointing over rice. >> if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador, who had nothing to do with benghazi and was simply making a presentation based on intelligence that she had receive d, and to besmirch her reputation is outrageous. >> earlier, senators mccain and graham slammed rice, vowing to stop her rumored nomination as secretary of state. >> i don't trust her, and the reason i don't trust her is because i think she knew better and if she didn't know better, she shouldn't be the voice of america. >> we will do whatever is necessary to block the nomination. >> well, back to petraeus, the "wall street journal" reports he was already at odds with his boss, national intelligence director james clapper,
not forgotten. christopher stevens, the u.s. ambassador to libya killed by the terrorist in september. and tonight, he'll be honored at the common ground awards here in d.c. and those rewards recognize the outstanding accomplishment resolving the conflict and building peace. his sister will accept that reward on the brother's behalf. the secretary state, they will deliver remarks, eluding their diplomatic career. >>> serving in the military can be difficult enough of a call to duty. but some women trying to double that, they were planning a wedding, getting a little help to do it. >>> i'm surae chinn in manassas, virginia, where brides across america will donate the wedding gowns of their dream to the military bride. and in the meantime, she is searching for the one. that's the one? all right, it's yours. >> these beautiful dresses have been donated by different companies and brides. and they cost anywhere from $1,000 on up and these military brides, they get to take them home for free. >> i'm not comfortable. the air force captain is hoping for the perfect fit. >> this is it. it's pr
-elected are they changing their tune. the first tv interview with the sister of slain ambassador christopher stevens. let's go "outfront". >>> good evening everyone i'm erin burnett "outfront" tonight. nothing has changed. after $6 billion spent on the election, hundreds and hundreds of thousands of miles traveled by the candidates and millions and millions of pizzas consumed by hard-working campaign volunteers we seem to be back where we started on the edge of a fiscal cliff. president obama and house speaker john boehner haven't budged. yesterday we heard of talk of olive branches and reaching across the aisle. but this evening speaker bonner said this to abc news. >> raising tax rates is unacceptable and frankly couldn't even pass the house. i'm not sure it can pass the senate. >> he could be right about that. he's talking about raising tax rates. jessica yellin reminded us today that the white house has vowed to veto any bill that doesn't extend the bush tax cuts for families making $250,000, less than $250 a year. he's been very explicit. tax rates will be raised for people who make more than that a
-time, including christopher stevens, the ambassador who was one of the four americans killed, being dragged out of the attack. the other thing that is just clearly chilling, this is according to senator roy blunt, who told cnn earlier today that it was really amazing, he said, to see the length of this attack. you really got to see that the attack started at a certain time and many, many hours later, it was not until then that you saw the final two americans actually killed. >> as for the rest of the video from that briefing, i understand members really seemed to have had different interpretations of what it shows, right? >> reporter: the video and also just the briefing that they got, they were here, senior intelligence officials were here all day today, anderson, briefing the house and senate intelligence committees, and you're right, it was like a political rorschach test. talking to republicans, they said what they saw, what they heard really underscores their feeling that the administration should have known that it wasn't a demonstration, that they should have known that it was al qaeda o
.s. consulate compound in libya. ambassador christopher stevens as you know and three other americans were killed in that attack. cnn pentagon correspondent barbara starr has been talking to her sources to find out what the former cia director will say tomorrow. she joins me now. barbara, you have new information on what members can expect to hear tomorrow from petraeus as he talks to members about the attacks. what do you know? >> reporter: well, good evening, anderson. that's right, i've spoken to a source who is directly familiar with petraeus' thinking, what he's planning to try and say on capitol hill tomorrow. he wants to testify, he wants to clear up any, what he believes are misrepresentations of what he has said in the past and what he thinks really happened in benghazi. first up, this source says that petraeus will acknowledge that he knew quite quickly immediately afterwards that it was sharia, that libya al qaeda sympathizer group, that was responsible for it. but they had some conflicting information. he also had some 20 reports that it might have been related to that riot tha
. four americans were killed, including ambassador christopher stevens. our david martin has learned that the u.s. military deployed two special operations teams to respond to the attack-- one from europe, one for the u.s., but they were later turned back. when sandy flooded out shore fommunities, a lot of comparisons were made to venice. well, wouldn't you know it, venice is flooded, too, after several days of heavy rain. the adriatic sea rose up and d erwhelmed the canals. the water was two feet deep in st. mark's square. the prototype for all the space shuttles was exposed to the elements after sandy ripped the bubble that protects it off the top. "enterprise" was not damaged. it's now part of the "intrepid" and space museum on the hudson in new york city. the children of the storm tell their story to steve hartman. "on the road" is next. to steve hartman. "on the road" iswçwç next. the pitch! whoa! so why are you doing his? only your doctor can determine if your persistent heartburn is actually something more serious like acid reflux disease. over time, stomach acid can damage
, including ambassador christopher stevens. >> other people were -- >> the truth is, infoation comes in, folks put it out thought the process, people , sy it's still incomplete. what i was up clear is we're going to do an investigation and figure out what happened.sa >> as part of the investigation, is it helping the communication between the divisions of, not just what happened in benghazi, but what happened within? i don't know, i would say even you wod admit, it was not the optimal response, at least to the american people as far as us being on the same page. >> here's what i'll say. >> yeah. >> if four americans get killed, it's not optimal. >> right. >> and we're going to fix it. and -- >> all of it? >> all of it. and what happens dung the course of the presidency is that the egovernment is a big operation, at any given time, something screws up, and you make that you find out what's broken and you fix it. >> question: did jon stewart unintentionally do president a disserviceby first using the byword "optimal" in his questio, and president obama alluded to? he said what he said. >> presi
about the attack in benghazi, i libya that killed ambassador christopher stevens. >>> developing news tonight. two residents of a senior care facility have died from eating poisonous mushrooms. two other residents are in the hospital. on tuesday a caregiver picked wild mushrooms growing at the gold age villa care home and cooked them as a treat. the mushrooms turned out to be poisonous. an elderly woman died and a second person died. the state is investigating. the sheriff deputies say it appears to be a tragic mistake. >>> a third person connected to the vandalism and arson of a muni bus is under arrest tonight. 24-year-old adam diaz was taken into custody day and charged with felony vandalism. police tell us diaz is the man in these pictures swinging a skateboard against the bus windows. officers are still looking for this man who smashed the bus with a metal barricade. >>> a special banquet was held tonight for the chp officer kenyan yo nu gstrom. he was killed on a traffic stop near alamo. they explain why young strom's wife was the honored guest. >> my husband would be touched. >
that killed ambassador christopher stevens. >>> developing news tonight. two residents of a senior care facility have died from eating poisonous mushrooms. two other residents are in the hospital. on tuesday a caregiver picked wild mushrooms growing at the gold age villa care home and cooked them as a treat. the mushrooms turned out to be poisonous. an elderly woman died and a second person died. the state is investigating. the sheriff deputies say it appears to be a tragic mistake. >>> a third person connected to the vandalism and arson of a muni bus is under arrest tonight. 24-year-old adam diaz was taken into custody day and charged with felony vandalism. police tell us diaz is the man in these pictures swinging a s skateboard against the bus windows. officers are still looking for this man who smashed the bus with a metal barricade. >>> a special banquet was held tonight for the chp officer kenyan yo nu gstrom. he was killed on a traffic stop near alamo. they explain why young strom's wife was the honored guest. >> my husband would be touched. >> reporter: kenyan youngstrom was shot
.s. consulate in ulate ii, libya. as you know, four americans were killed, including ambassador christopher stevens. cte acting c.i.a. chief, mike morell, will take his place, though petraeus may be called to oppear at a later date. congress returns to washington tomorrow and faces the looming deadline for the so-called fiscal cliff. that's the package of big tax increases and budget cuts that take effect automatically at the end of this year unless congress and the white house can come up with a compromise on the federal budget. bu thcy cordes is at the white house tonight and, nancy, when do the negotiations really start. >> reporter: well, scott, the president will be meeting with democratic and republican e meetinfrom congress here at the white house on friday. but even before then he's going to be working to lock in support for his position from some key constituencies. he's sitting down with labor leaders tomorrow and then with leaders from the business community on wednesday and this is a group that hasn't always seen eye to eye with this president. but has shown some support for his
of christopher stevens and three others. >>> also, the controversy over u.n. ambassador susan rice calling the assault spontaneous in september reached a boiling point. yesterday president obama and his first news conference since re-election exploded at republicans finger pointing over rice. >> if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador who had nothing to do with benghazi and was simply making a presentation based on intelligence she had received and besmir much her reputation is outrageous. >> earlier, senators mccain and graham slammed rice vowing to stop her rumored nomination as secretary of state. >> i don't trust her. and the reason i don't trust her is because i think she knew better and if she didn't know better, she shouldn't be the voice of america. >> we'll do whatever is necessary to block the nomination. >> all right. so back to petraeus. "the wall street journal" reports he was already at odds with his boss national intelligence directsor james clapper after petraeus wanted
the attack that killed four americans including christopher stevens. the acting cia director will say the agency never requested military reinforcements including specialized marines during the attack. they are furious about the obama administration's handling of the crisis they say could have been prevented. >> i have said for days, weeks, it is either a coverup or gross incompetence, but maybe a combination of the both. the president of the united states didn't tell the true >> reporter: they have been hearing about the attack and general david petraeus will testify behind closed doors tomorrow exactly one week after he resigned over that extramarital affair. ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> he rammed his head into the wall of his jail cell. james holmes has since been released. he was supposed to be attending a court hearing but it has been moved. >>> admittedly hitting 26-year- old garret gibson in the presidio and then took off. she turned herself in the next day. he is recovering from a major concussion and lost his bike which got stuck on the car's grill. the woman is being cha
recall, ambassador christopher stevens and three other americans were killed there. our state department correspondent margaret brennan has new information on why rice said what she said. margaret? >> reporter: good evening, scott. a government official tells us that references to al qaeda and terrorism were cut from the talking points by the intelligence community, not the white house or the state department. the edits came from the office of the director of national intelligence-- d.n.i.-- with the agreement of the c.i.a. and the f.b.i. u.n. ambassador susan rice relied on those talking points during an appearance on "face the nation" on september 16 in which she called the benghazi attacks a spontaneous demonstration by extremists not an act of terrorism. >> we do not have information at present that leads us to conclude that this was premeditated or preplanned. >> reporter: republicans have accused her of intentionally making misleading statements, suggesting they tone down any references to terrorism for political reasons ahead of the presidential election. c.i.a. director david pet
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